Four Maquoketa High School seniors earned $1,000 Optimist of Maquoketa scholarships.

The recipients are:

Mary Holtz, the daughter of Jeff and Lisa Holtz, who will attend Iowa State University to study animal science/pre-vet medicine.

Lorelei Bahl, the daughter of Ben Bahl, who will attend the University of Iowa to study human resource management.

Carolyn Pickup, the daughter of George and Cathy Pickup, who will attend Cornell College or Wartburg College to study secondary education.

Abbi Strathman, the daughter of Eric and Sheri Strathman, who will attend Kirkwood Community College to study nursing.